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Henry Threadgill

Henry Threadgill has been played on NTS shows including Music To Ease Your Disease, with Air Song first played on 30 March 2014.

Henry Threadgill (born February 15, 1944), Chicago, Illinois, is an American saxophonist, flautist and composer.

He performed as a percussionist in high school marching bands, and served briefly in a U.S. Army band.

Threadgill is notable as one of avant-garde jazz's most unique composers. His dense, elaborate, multi-layered music is often strictly scored, in contrast to the loose, improvisatory feel of much jazz. Elements of traditional African music, Mexican music, folk music and opera are often as prominently featured as traditional jazz and blues…

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Celebration
Henry Threadgill
Arista Novus1979
Celebration
Henry ThreadgillArista Novus1979
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Black Hands Bejewelled
Henry Threadgill
Novus1988
Black Hands Bejewelled
Henry ThreadgillNovus1988
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Gateway
Henry Threadgill
Black Saint1994
Gateway
Henry ThreadgillBlack Saint1994
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Griot Sunset
Jean-Paul Bourelly, Archie Shepp, Henry Threadgill
PAO Records2000
Griot Sunset
Jean-Paul Bourelly, Archie Shepp, Henry ThreadgillPAO Records2000
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Untitled Tango
Air, Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall feat. Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall
Whynot, Trio Records1975
Untitled Tango
Air, Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall feat. Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCallWhynot, Trio Records1975
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I Can't Wait Till I Get Home
Henry Threadgill
Novus1988
I Can't Wait Till I Get Home
Henry ThreadgillNovus1988
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Air Song
Air, Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall feat. Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall
Whynot, Trio Records1975
Air Song
Air, Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall feat. Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCallWhynot, Trio Records1975
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Song Out Of My Trees
Henry Threadgill
Black Saint1994
Song Out Of My Trees
Henry ThreadgillBlack Saint1994
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